Physiotherapy means physiotherapeutic system of medicine, which includes examination, treatment, advice and instruction to any person preparatory to or for the purpose or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability healing and pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental condition using physical agents, exercise mobilization, manipulation, mechanical and electrotherapy activity and devices for treatment and prevention.
Physiotherapy aims to help patient to optimize his/her mobility, function and independence, to treat, correct, and prevent disability and deformity, as well as pain management.
Physiotherapist work with the multidisciplinary team of health care providers to provide holistic care that is aligned with our patient's goals. We perform through assessment and design individualized treatment plan that may incorporate manual therapy, exercise therapy and use of electrotherapy modalities to optimize recovery.
The physiotherapy department at GMC&TH provides a comprehensive range of rehabilitative services. Our facilities are well equipped modalities and rehabilitative equipment ensures that our patients receive the highest level of care available.
Physiotherapist work in the wards, looking after patients admitted to the hospital, as well as run out patients .
The physiotherapy unit has following modalities :-
1. Short wave diathermy
2. Ultrasound therapy
3. Muscle stimulator
4. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator
5. Interferential therapy
7. Wax bath
8. Quadriceps table, Finger ladder, Shoulder wheel, Over head pulley, CPM, Ankle exerciser etc.
The department has pioneered a number of significant physiotherapy services such as intensive respiratory care, pulmonary rehabilitation, ergonomics consultation, musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and provides the most comprehensive burns and wound care management.